Google Maps says you can do an RTW in 23 days traveling almost exactly 10,000 miles and traversing 7 countries: USA, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, France and England.
So why did it take me 29,695 miles, 190 days and 34 countries?
He blames HU Virginia organizer Steve Anderson for talking him into to presenting. Three months traveling across Russia on our two Yamahas. Petersberg to Moscow, across to Kazan, Chelyabinsk, through the Stans, then to Vladivostok via Mongolia.
This gave us a good idea of life in this diverse country.
We based ourselves out of Steamboat Springs, Gunnison, Ouray Colorado and Deadwood South Dakota.
We were blessed with great weather to ride our dual sports on some of the world's most scenic trails and mountain passes.
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Join me and Tarbaby Too (my Yamaha Super Tenere) as we cross 94 international borders, weather Siberia with snow, cross the northern reaches of the Gobi desert in Mongolia, hit the Silk Road in Kyrgyzstan and dip into Africa on the ride of my life. Colorado Mountain Trail Riding Riding the mountain passes of Colorado on a WR250R dual sport My friend Todd and I rode the iconic mountain trails and passes of the Colorado Rockies.
They shipped the bikes to Los Angeles and continued through to Mexico and Belize before returning to the USA. Cultural Challenges in International Travel You will interact with many cultures while traveling by motorcycle.
In Phoenix, they bought and converted a truck before setting off along the west coast of the U. Whether it’s a positive experience depends greatly on your ability to understand your encounters, endure the environment, and adapt to differences.
Visualize their route: southeast Asia, Germany, all of the U. Then to Scandinavia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan , Mongolia, and Vladivostok.
They shipped the bikes to Los Angeles and continued through to Mexico and Belize before returning to the USA. After travelling around the world on two wheels for a little over three years, find out why we decided to change our mode of transport for touring through USA and Canada.